CIMC Board of Directors


To be announced

Executive Committee:

  • Chairman:
    Benjamin Charley, Jr.
  • Bishop, California
  • Vice-Chairman:
  • Gary Rickard
  • Anderson, California

  • Secretary:
    Stacy Dixon
  • Susanville, California
  • Treasurer:
    Robert H. Smith
  • Pala, California

Board of Directors at CIMC Annual Membership Meeting - November 2, 2019

Geographic Service Representatives:

  • Chicago:
  • Kim Edward Cook
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Alternate: Joseph Podlasek
  • Sacramento:
  • Nichole Redmond
  • Clovis, California

Alternate: Tracy Tripp

  • Eastern Sierra:
  • Roseanne Moose
  • Big Pine, California
  • Alternate: Peggy Vega
  • San Jacinto:
  • Jackie WiseSpriit
  • Temecula, California

Alternate: Colleen Garcia

  • Escondido:
    Shelia Smith-Lopez
  • Pala, California
  • Alternate: James Hill
  • Ukiah:
  • Tanya Estrada
  • Redwood Valley, California
  • Alternate: Carmen Ochoa

  • Redding:
    Barbara K. Bird
  • Oroville, California
  • Alternate: Valerie Mayo


CIMC Native American Workforce Investment Council (NAWIC)

Kim Edward Cook (Board of Directors) - American Indian Health Service of Chicago, Inc., Chicago, IL (Chair)

Ben W. Bendel (Retired) - Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Granite Bay, CA (Vice-Chair)

Brooks D. Ohlson (Director, Center for International Trade) - Los Rios Community College District, Sacramento, CA

Armon Isaiah Batiste (Real Estate Agent/Mortgage Loan Officer - Positive Lending, Sacramento, CA


Benjamin Charley, Jr. (CIMC Board of Directors)

Robert H. Smith (CIMC Board of Directors)

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